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FIONA J. McLELLAN ELECTED TO CHAIR OF THE CANADIAN ANIMAL HEALTH INSTITUTE

Monday, June 24, 2013 

FORT WORTH, Texas (June 24, 2013) – Virbac Corporation today announced that Fiona J. McLellan, General Manager Virbac Canada Inc., has been elected to the position of Chair on the Canadian Animal Health Institute (CAHI) Board of Directors.

McLellan has been serving as a board member since 2010, and Chair of the marketing code of conduct since 2011. Since joining the CAHI in early 2000, she has served on the public relations committee for 4 years, and in varying capacities on the annual meeting committee and the stewardship committee.

"Fiona is a champion for the world of animal health in Canada," said Dr. Erik Martinez, chief executive officer of Virbac North America. "The election to this position by Canadian peers reaffirms her commitment to the animal health industry. We appreciate Fiona’s tireless efforts in supporting a successful organization dedicated to promoting the timely availability of safe and efficacious animal health products that contribute to the health and welfare of animals."

One of the world’s largest laboratories dedicated exclusively to animal health, Virbac develops, manufactures and distributes a wide range of products and services intended for the prevention and treatment of common pathologies in companion animals. Virbac Canada, located in Cambridge, Ontario, is a leading companion animal health company offering products in dermatology, endocrinology, senior health, behaviour, tick and flea and oral hygiene markets. Virbac products are available to pet owners through veterinarians. For more information about Virbac Canada and the company's products, please visit www.virbac.ca.

The Canadian Animal Health Institute is the trade association representing companies that develop, manufacture and distribute animal health products which include animal pharmaceuticals, biologics, feed additives and animal pesticides in Canada. The association’s staff is supported by a team of experts working for CAHI member companies and associates. CAHI works on behalf of each of these companies addressing broad industry issues.

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